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Alaska relishes extended visit by President 'Bearack' Obama

Alaska relishes extended visit by President 'Bearack' Obama

For a state used to the briefest of presidential stopovers, President Obama's extended visit this week has been an opportunity to savor — and, for some, to push back against his agenda. In the sparsely populated 49th state, waving Alaskans have lined motorcade routes. On Tuesday near Seward, Espresso Simpatico made him an offer he couldn't refuse — if only he'd stopped in: “President Obama drinks free.” In Dillingham, where he touched down in the rain Wednesday, a wildlife stop was dubbed the “Bearack Viewing Area.” But this is a red state governed just years ago by conservative sensation Sarah Palin. The Last Frontier has never voted...

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